“Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West” by Dorothy Wickenden


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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
By Dorothy Wickenden
Led by Ellen Duzak
In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood, close friends from childhood and graduates of Smith College, left home in Auburn, New York, for the wilds of northwestern Colorado. Bored by their society luncheons, charity work, and the effete young men who courted them, they learned that two teaching jobs were available in a remote mountaintop schoolhouse and applied-shocking their families and friends